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a bitter pill (to swallow)

Synonyms for pill

an unpleasant, tiresome person

Synonyms for pill

something that resembles a tablet of medicine in shape or size

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a unpleasant or tiresome person

something unpleasant or offensive that must be tolerated or endured

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For some business owners, paying taxes can be a bitter pill to swallow.
The healthy price is a bitter pill for finishers of store lambs who sold their stock during January and February for just pounds 25 to pounds 30 after buying them last autumn for pounds 40.
I know it's a bitter pill to swallow, but we are stuck with the responsibility for now.
To do so often causes the closing of inefficient plants, the dropping of unrewarding product lines, the cutback of unproductive cost centers, and--this is a bitter pill for many companies to swallow--the wipeout of a lot of executive perquisites.
That's what a team of investigative reporters from Bloomberg Markets magazine discovered in a yearlong investigation culminating in a devastating, award-winning report called "Big Pharma's Shameful Secret," chronicled when AIR: AMERICA'S INVESTIGATIVE REPORTS presents A Bitter Pill, premiering Friday, September 8 at 9 p.
Obviously when the dust settles and you have time to think about it then we're going to think of it being a good point, but right now it doesn't feel like that, it's a bitter pill to swallow.
Sydney, Nov 20( ANI ): South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel has said claiming the wickets of Australian batsmen Ed Cowan and Michael Clarke on no ball deliveries in the drawn Gabba Test was a bitter pill to swallow.
Defeat will be a disaster for either June and being out of the Championship in June will be a bitter pill to swallow for the loser.
He said: "The delay in the process means the Government is saving around pounds 1bn in the short term but, at a time when they are looking at bringing forward public expenditure projects to provide jobs, it's a bitter pill to swallow.
For the pilots, the cancellation was a bitter pill.
It was a bitter pill after all we had done for AIDS.
Liverpool won the derby three nil Giving Everton a bitter pill Stevie G Scored all three Stevie Gerrard is a folk hero As all Liverpool fans know With Kenny Dalglish in charge Up the Premier League they should now march Liverpool have a dream To be England's number one team Of the derby game David Moyes said we only had ourselves to blame Jubilant Liverpool fans Clapped in appreciation with their hands Liverpool now aim for a Premier League top four As they want to enter Europe's top draw Are Liverpool now up?
The scientists said that considering the sugary taste of cyclodextrin, naringenin, the cause of the bitter taste in grapefruit, is "no longer such a bitter pill to swallow.